Our Mission

The Global Immunization Action Network Team (GIANT) works to improve global public health outcomes by combating vaccine hesitancy through effective, sensitive, science-based communication and education.

our goals

  1. Collecting data and information to research and analyze social values, population, community values, health literacy with quantitative and qualitive studies in order to create better communication and listening tools with empathy and compassion to improve trust and empower confidence in all vaccines in communities.

  2. To present relevant information to people to embrace and accept vaccination.

  3. To eliminate Global Vaccine hesitancy and work towards creating a world that embraces immunization as a tool to improve global public health.

our vision

To reverse infectious disease trends globally by half by the year 2025 and by 100% by the year 2030 through an adoption of Immunization as one of the top important public health options for Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control in most countries of the world in collaboration with national governments and developmental partners.

Governance Rules & Polices (PDF)

Leadership

William (Bill) Martin Remak

Senior Advisor, Coordinator

Benedetta Pelosi

Special projects manager under special projects Director Maia Romanowska

Dr Zahra Seid MD,MPH,DrPH

Director General, Global Immunization Action Network Team, voting member representing the USA

Metong Daniel

Deputy Director of Public Policy

Maysa Ahmed, MD

Chief of Research and Education Operations

Shamiya Nazir

Director of Research

Mariana Gonzalez

Assistant to Senior Advisor, Marketing Coordinator, Public Affairs Team

Nirali Rathwa

Region #1 meeting coordinator, Partner Coordinator, Public Affairs Team

Kiyini Jimedine

Social Media Coordinator, Public Affairs Team and voting member representing Uganda

Dr. Leah Johnson

Director of Scientific Education

Kabir Isa

Region #4 meeting coordinator and Infodemic Manager

Verónica Avalos

Region #2 meeting coordinator and voting member representing Italy

Maia Romanowska

Director of Special Projects

Traci Osbourne

Director of Education

Stephanie Gray

Director of Training

Joseph Njoku

Deputy Director of Public Affairs

Umyeena Moorsalat Bashir

Director of Implementation Research

Skylar Persio

Deputy Director of Education

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